Super talented singer and guitarist, Korede Bello was born in Lagos, Nigeria. As a child, Korede Bello showed a strong interest in dance and music, teaching himself how to play many instruments.
At 7, he began performing on stages and entered his school talent competition at the age of 13, and placed first. Taking to singing and performing as a career path, he started performing at local venues and began building a cult following.
Years after, he was discovered and signed a recording and distribution deal with Don Jazzy led Mavin Records. His first single, ‘African Princess’, was a country hit and then his first collaboration with label mates “Dorobucci” became a continent hit and was certified Platinum in Youtube views. These were followed by Korede Bello’s second solo effort, “Cold Outside”, which instantly became another country smash.
Korede Bello solidified his presence as a bonafide pop artiste in Africa with the release of his monster hit single,‘Godwin’ produced by Don Jazzy. The song would later become an anthem of sort amongst music lovers across Africa. The follow up to ‘Godwin’ – ‘Mr Romantic’ featuring Tiwa Savage and ‘Do Like It’, were equally hit songs.
The overwhelming acceptance of the songs proved that the talented singer has come to stay.
Having churned out several hit songs, it was only natural for his fans to yearn for his debut album. And bearing this in mind, the ‘Do Like That’ crooner decided to put out his first body of work titled ‘Belloved.’
‘Belloved’ is an 11-tracker with 3 bonus tracks. The album which was released on the March 11, 2017 was produced by Don Jazzy, Altims and Baby Fresh.
With over 200,000 FOLLOWER’S on social media, Korede’s music appeals more to the Young; teenagers and young adults, but most recently, gradually growing an older adults. Some core industry analysts have tagged him as Africa’s Justin Bieber.
The gifted singer is an incredible performer and sure knows how to bring any arena to life. From performing at private parties to fully packed stadium concerts, he gives nothing less than an electrifying performance!
Korede Bello has endorsement deals with Nigeria’s telecommunication giant Globacom and Woodin Nigeria. He also represents some of Africa’s top brands. A likeable personality who possesses an amazing charisma, Korede is expected to be one of Africa’s greatest voices for this generations.
The Mavin Mega Superstar as he’s also referred to as might be young, but he understands he can make this world a better place by standing for what is right in the society and doing what he can do to make this world a better place. He has been involved with several non profit organizations including; Cancer Awareness Projects, charity, and patriotic campaigns.
Korede Bello has won loads of awards including; Most Promising Act To Watch (Nigeria Teens Choice Awards 2014), Youth Revelation of the Year Music (Ping Naija Awards 2014), Meritorious Award 2013 (Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria), Best Use Of Social Media (Top Naija Music Awards 2012), Best Song With A Message (Top Naija Music Awards 2012), Most Promising Artist (Top Naija Music Awards 2012), Afro Pop Artist Of The Year (Top Naija Music Awards 2012), Young Promoter of Cultural Heritage (Gong Africa News Magazine 2012), Best R&B SINGLE (Male) (Yem Awards 2012), Most Wanted Artiste (Hype Award 2012), Indigeneous & Revelation of the Year. (Tush All Youth Awards 2011), Most Promising Young Act (Toks Entertainment Awards 2011).